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Big Draw at Moat Brae 2015

moatbrae, September 16, 2015

Sunday 11th October 2015 11am – 3pm

FREE ENTRY – just call in any time

Draw the Next Adventure in Neverland

Come along to the place where Peter Pan began and help us draw the Next Adventure in Neverland…
with Stref, Peter Pan Moat Brae Trust and Wee Blethers

Part of Peter Pan Moat Brae Trust Open Days at Moat Brae

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 Activities

No drawing experience required – just bring your imagination and learn from the master ‘Stref’ – who is the creator of the first graphic novel of JM Barrie’s Peter Pan.

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BIG DRAW with Stref – new adventure in Neverland

FACE PAINTING with Trish Bate

BOOK SIGNING – new Graphic Novel by Stref

MESSY PLAY AND NEVERLAND CRAFTS with Wee Blethers

TOURS OF MOAT BRAE All ages welcome

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Join graphic novelist Stref as we create a new adventure in Neverland, have a go at the messy play with fairy mud and pirate scenes in Wee Blethers’ crafty, messy play room.

Come and see the house and garden where Peter Pan began – it’s mid-restoration, so please wear warm clothes, sensible shoes and bring plenty of imagination
(note: the house is not yet fully accessible).

Get a taste of last year’s Big Draw

Book Signing

Peter Pan Graphic Novel cover

Stephen White (‘Stref’) is an Edinburgh-based illustrator, writer, and comic book artist. For a number of years he worked for DC Thomson on The Dandy, The Beano, The Broons and Oor Wullie. His first graphic novel, MILK+ was published in 2010 and was followed by Raising Amy in 2011. He also illustrated The Tattoo Fox written by Alasdair Hutton.

Find out more about Big Draw

Find out more about Stref

Find out more about Wee Blethers

Find out more about Moat Brae

There’s no need to book, but if you would like to get in touch with us please click here

Copies of JM Barrie’s Peter Pan Graphic Novel adapted by Stref with Fin Cramb will be on sale priced £12.99.

See Inside Moat Brae

Image: Colin Hattersley

Join us as we open the doors of Moat Brae for free open days to show the achievements made in saving this historic, Georgian property from decay and demolition.
Find out more about how this enchanted land inspired one of the world’s most famous stories and see the plans to turn Moat Brae and its ‘enchanted’ garden into an international visitor attraction and centre for children’s literature and storytelling which is due to open in 2018.

Don’t forget to feed our hungry crocodile and leave a message on The Happy Thoughts Tree.

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12022516_10154309927374782_3659519020414037340_oRecent works to give our beautiful Georgian building a new roof and windows and make it wind and watertight were completed in early 2014 and we have since welcomed thousands of people of all ages to look around, respond to the plans for its future and contribute their ideas.

Free tours of the basement, ground and chamber floors will run approximately every half hour, booking is not necessary. Maximum 12 people per tour. Children must be accompanied by an adult. There will be limited access to the garden.
Please note the house is mid-restoration and not yet fully accessible and is quite dustyThe entrance is up a short flight of stairs, please wear sensible shoes, there are limited toilet facilities.

No Need to Book, but you can email or call 01387 255 549.


Help the dream come true

VISIT THE ORIGINAL NEVERLAND AND HELP CREATE AN ENCHANTED LAND OF CHILDREN’S STORIES IN DUMFRIES!
TEXT TO DONATE  ‘MOAT01 £3/£5/£7′ TO 70070


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